Fresno Superior Court

We represent 263 workers at Fresno Superior Courts (Units 6 & 15)

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Contract Ratification Vote Passes!

Members of Units 6 and 15 voted overwhelmingly to ratify the contract negotiated by their bargaining team.

Effective on the next pay period (October 14) the base hourly wage rate will be increased by 3%.

Employees who are full-time regular employees and who are employed as of the first pay period after ratification shall receive a one thousand dollar ($1,000.00) less applicable withholding, one-time, non-based building appreciation supplement to be paid on the Nov. 11, 2016 pay date.

A special thank you goes out to the Bargaining Team members for all their hard work.

Click her to view flyer: FSC, Contract Ratification Vote Results Flyer 10.5.16 (PDF)

Click here to to view the Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet (PDF)

Breaking News

Member 2 Member Leaders Advocating for Working Families!

Members accomplished the following by being united:

  • Educating members on the importance of being a union member
  • Being present at Board of Supervisor meetings
  • Showing up to work-sites
  • Having one-on-one conversations with members.  Providing updates on healthcare, Friedrich’s case, and workplace issues
  • Getting involved in precinct walking, voting and participating in actions in Oakland, CA

Click here to view flyer: FC Member to Member Flyer (PDF)

Better Valley Health Survey for 521 Members
A Health Survey for SEIU members in the San Joaquin Valley (Fresno County, Tulare County, Kings County, City of Hanford, Kings Superior Courts, Fresno Superior Courts, First Student Chapter, Student Transportation of America, Tulare City of Wasco-Kern)
The San Joaquin Valley is a challenging environment for health and healthcare. As union members, we are at the forefront of working to improve quality-of-life standards for our communities, but as workers we face our own personal health-related issues. This brief survey is designed as the first step to help assess how workers feel about their health/health care coverage and identify wellness programs that could promote better health outcomes.
Take the survey now!

Chapter Meetings & Events

Chapter Meeting

Date: Thursday, Oct. 20
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 1100 Van Ness Ave., Dept. 54


  • Upcoming Elections
  • Membership
  • Questions and Answers

Lunch will be provided, please RSVP your attendance at (559) 447-2579 or to:

Click here to view flyer: FSC Meeting Flyer 10.20.16 (PDF)

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Chapter News

Fresno Court Newsletter August 2016

Click here to view newsletter:  FSC August Newsletter 8.9.16 (PDF)

In this issue:

  • Chapter President’s message by Stacy Obel-Jorgensen
  • Next membership meeting is Thursday, August 18 at 12:00 p.m.
  • CAT meeting update
  • Not a member?  Sign up to be a member today!
  • Better Valley Health Campaign Launch

Read the news article about the closing of the all the courtouses outside of the city of Fresno.

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Chapter News Archive

Chapter Leadership

Courts Leadership
President – Stacy Obel-Jorgensen
Unit 6 Vice President – Barbara Graves
Unit 15 Vice President – Mary Martinusen
Chief Steward – Vera Coots
Secretary/Treasurer – Lucy Saucedo

Shop Stewards
Barbara Graves
Natalie Kesterson-Kjar

Chapter Contract(s)

Fresno Superior Court Bylaws (PDF)
Fresno Superior Courts Unit 6 MOU 10.6.14 – 9.30.16 (PDF)
Fresno Superior Courts Unit 15 MOU 10.6.14 – 9.30.16 (PDF)
Fresno Superior Courts Unit 15 Electronic Reporters Transcript Pilot Project Extension 1.1.15 – 6.30.15 (PDF)

Chapter News Archive

Fresno Courts Bargaining Survey July 2016 (PDF)
Court Workers Solidarity Day 5.25.16
Court Update March 2016
Fresno Courts Meeting Flyer 5.19.16 (PDF)
FSC Meeting Flyer 3.17.16
FSC, Leadership Nomination Flyer 2.18.16 (PDF)
FSC Meeting Flyer 12.17.15
FSC Meeting Flyer 11.19.15
FSC Meeting Flyer 10.15.15
FSC Save the Date Flyer 9.17.15
FSC, Odyssey Training and Implementation Flyer 3.6.15
Fact Sheet Oct. 2014
FSC Voluntary Furlough Leave Program Flyer (PDF)
Courts Leadership Nomination Flyer Due May 2 (PDF)
Courts Bargaining Team Nomination Flyer Due May 2 (PDF)
FSC Meeting Dept. 50 Flyer 4.15.14 (PDF)
FSC Meeting Dept. 50 Flyer March 24 (PDF)
FSC Meeting Dept. 50 Flyer March 11 (PDF)

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